Under God: Romney


Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Faucheux: ‘Born-again Christians will vote for a Mormon’

Ron Faucheux, president of Clarus Research Group, on statistical analysis of born-again Christians in the presidential election.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:25 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney; Mormons; presidential election; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; born-again Christians; evanglicals; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Romney and Obama’s quintessentially American religious upbringing

Miles S. Mullin II, scholar at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary J. Dalton Havard School for Theological Studies, on the religious backgrounds of both presidential candidates.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quote of the; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; faith and politics; Mormonism; LDS Church; Romney; Mitt Romney; Obama; President Obama; Protestantism; Protestant

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Muslim voter: Romney would be ‘perceived as worse for Muslims’

Ahmed Vanya, engineer and Muslim Voter from California, on why the Republican presidential nominee will have trouble getting support from Muslims.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:59 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Muslims; Muslim voters; faith and politics; Romney; Obama

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Scholar: Obama’s strategy is to ‘lay low of the religion stuff’

Jacques Berlinerblau, director of the Jewish Civilization Program at Georgetown University, on President Obama’s religious strategy in the election.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:49 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jacques Berlinerblau; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; lay low of the religion stuff; Obama; Romney; second presidential debate; 2012 campaign; 2012 election

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Obama: ‘I believe Governor Romney is a good man. Loves his family, cares about his faith’

During the second presidential debate, President Obama on Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment at a fundraiser earlier this year.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:41 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; election; 2012 campaign; Romney; Obama; 47 percent; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 12:35 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Billy Graham prays with Mitt Romney

One of the most prominent evangelicals embraces the first Mormon presidential nominee.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  12:35 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Graham; Mitt Romney; Montreat; Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; election 2012; campaign 2012

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Newsflash: Campaign faith workers think religion doesn’t belong in politics

Advisers tell religion journalists their faith teams are focusing on the economy and related issues.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith and politics; Romney; Obama; religion; God talk

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Romney: ‘We are endowed by our creator with the right to pursue happiness as we choose’

During the first presidential debate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that the role of government included maintaining religious freedom and caring for the the less fortunate.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:54 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election; 2012 campaign; Romney; presidential debate; Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Obama’s debate performance surprises, disappoints local supporters

Debate offered rare frank momentum during an election season where so much is scripted.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate; 2012 election; 2012 campaign; Romney; Obama; Hamil R. Harris;

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Where were faith and values?

Share your thoughts with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on the first debate between Obama and Romney.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:43 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethics; faith and politics; For God's Sake; Brad Hirschfield; Rabbi Brad Hirschfield; presidential debate; Mitt Romney; President Obama; 2012 campaign; 2012 election; grid

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Spirited discussion about economy, impact on small business and families

While the first segments didn’t touch on faith, there were moments that were very telling about each man.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:03 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate; Jim Lehrer; President Obama; Mitt Romney; Big Bird; PBS; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Waiting for God in first debate

Will the men vying to lead the nation share how faith influences their lives, informs their decisions?

By Jeannine Hunter  |  08:37 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith; religion; presidential debate; Mitt Romney; President Obama; election; campaign; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Wallach: ‘Jewish humor is inherently never mean or vindictive’

Ari Wallach, co-founder of the Jewish Council for Education and Research, on the pro-Obama videos sponsored by his Super PAC. One expletive-ridden ad features actor Samuel Jackson

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 Election; Barack Obama; President Obama; Judaism; Mitt Romney; Politics; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Prince: ‘His arrogant and out-of-hand dismissal of half the population of this country struck me at a visceral level’

Mormon historian Gregory A. Prince on Romney is not the face of Mormonism in a blog post later cited by Nevada Sen. Harry Reid

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; eelction 2012; Mormonism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; LDS Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney: ‘Economic freedom is the only force that has consistently succeeded in creating sustained prosperity’

In an editorial, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney promotes economic freedom in America

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; economic freedom

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Romney: ‘It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values’

Romney critiquing President Obma and the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for statements he characterized as being sympathetic to protesters.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Libya and Cairo embassy attacks; protests in the Middle East; Mitt Romney; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Ryan at Values Voter Summit: Obama is failing to lead in the Middle East

GOP vice presidential candidate said the president isn’t “consistent” in wake of the embassy attacks.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  02:08 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Values Voter Summit; Paul Ryan; Family Research Council; Mitt Romney; President Obama; embassy attacks; Libya

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Marriott: Mormons are ‘coming out of obscurity’

Speaking to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregation Sunday in New Hampshire, longtime friend J.W. “Bill” Marriott credited Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney for helping more people understand the faith.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  J.W. "Bill Marriott; DNClive; Mitt Romney; Ann Romney; Mormon church; Mormonism; Ann Romney; Republican presidential candidate; Republican presidential nominee; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney: ‘My friends cared more about what sports teams we followed than what church we went to’

During his convention acceptance speech Thursday night, Republican presidentianl nominee Mitt Romney discusses growing up as a Mormon in Michigan.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:12 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive; Republican National Convention; Mitt Romney; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Quote of the Day

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Ann Romney: ‘I’ve seen him spend countless hours helping others’

Speaking at the Republican National Convention, Romney talks about her husband’s faith and values.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:29 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; RNClive; Republican National Convention; Ann Romney; Mitt Romney

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Romney: ‘A political leader’s faith can tell us a great deal or nothing’

In an interview with a magazine published by the Washington National Cathedral, former Mass. governor Mitt Romney explains the role of faith in the life of a politician.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, faith

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Rick Warren’s presidential civility forum idea falls through

The megachurch pastor claims this year’s presidential campaign is uncivil.

By Gregory Thomas  |  01:09 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Warren, megachurch pastor Rick Warren, forum Mitt Romney, President Obama

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012

In debates, Romney won’t be able to avoid addressing Mormonism

Boston University religion professor Stephen Prothero on why Mitt Romney will have to tak about his faith during the presidential debates.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Mormonism, Mormons, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 08/21/2012

In magazine, President Obama, Mitt Romney discuss faith

Presidential candidates explain their views on religion and its role in unifying the nation and promoting the common good.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  08:00 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Washington National Cathedral, Cathedral Age magazine, President Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Santorum: Obama is ‘imposing his will’ on America

The former Republcian presidential candidate suggests Romney and Ryan better share values of Catholics and other conservatives than President Obama.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:03 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Catholics and other conservatives, President Obama, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 08/15/2012

‘The old lines between Catholics and Protestants ... have been replaced’

Senior fellow with the Brookings Institution says Romney-Ryan presidential ticket is an example of America’s new religious/political divisions.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:58 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney-Ryan, Brookings Institution, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, GOP, Republicans, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 08/11/2012

Ryan pick sparks outpouring of reaction

Mitt Romney’s selection of the Wisconsin representatives is historic (first presidential ticket without a Protestant) and serves as a lightning rod for critics of Ryan’s fiscal policies.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:46 AM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney-Ryan, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, vice president, presidential ticket, non-Protestants

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 08/10/2012

In new ad, Romney challenges President Obama’s values

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney claims in new political ad that President Obama is waging war on religion.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:35 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, President Obama, attack ad, war on religion, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, Georgetown/ On Faith, Quote of the Day

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Mormons rallying brethren around Romney

“Choose the Right” is a new initiative named after a widely-known Mormon slogan that’s akin to the “What would Jesus do?”saying.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  01:58 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney Choose the Right, Mormon group, fellow Mormons, Mormon group, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, Quote of the Day, Stephen Steele

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Romney: ‘Our hearts are with the victims’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on praying for healing for Sikhs killed in a shooting Sunday at their gurdwara in oak Creek, Wis.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikh temple shooting, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Mitt Romney, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, Quote of the Day

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Romney on Israel and the U.S.: ‘We speak the same language of freedom’

During his overseas tour, while in Israel Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney discusses the country’s relationship with the United States and their role as democratic and moral leaders.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  10:48 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Israel, Jerusalem, overseas tour, President Obama, Election 2012, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 07/29/2012

Mitt Romney visits holy sites, marks one of the saddest days in Jewish history

Romney’s visit coincided with Tisha B’av, which commemorates the day on which two ancient temples were destroyed.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  05:39 PM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Israel, Jerusalem, Tisha B'Av

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Survey: Voters more interested in Romney’s taxes than his faith

Released Tuesday, Pew survey finds voters want more information about the Republcian presidential candidate’s taxes more so than his religion.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:39 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pew survey, Mitt Romney, Mitt Romney taxes, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012

On Aurora, Romney prays ‘the comforter might bring peace to their souls’

Republican presidentialc andidate Mitt Romney comments on how God can offer comfort during difficult times as discusses the anguish of the Colorado community grieving after a mass shooting

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Aurora shooting, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Mitt Romney, quoting Dr. King: ‘Without dependence on God’ effective social change isn’t possible

Mitt Romney addressed members of the NAACP at their annual convention in Houston.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:42 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012, NAACP, President Obama

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Mitt Romney: Strong traditional family structure will solve economic inequalities

The Republican presidential candidate speaks to members of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization at their annual convention.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  02:44 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quote of the Day, Faith 2012, Mitt Romney, NAACP

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 07/10/2012

‘Obama or a Mormon’ is the choice some voters whose beliefs got them ‘between a rock and a hard place,’ says Spike Lee

Award-winning director Spike Lee on why Romney’s religion will play a major role in a closely contested presidential election. His comments were featured in an interview with New York magazine

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  02:09 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quote of the Day, Faith 2012, Obama, Romney, Mormon

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Boehner: Relatives and ‘fellow Mormons’ most likely to be Romney supporters

The House Speaker John Boehner on how Repulican presidential candidate economic policies will prompt people to vote for him.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Quote of the Day, Faith 2012, Mormons, Mitt Romney

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Mitt Romney: I believe in Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The Mormon presidential candidate talked about the New Testament and his religious convictions in a Fox News interview.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:04 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, mormonism, religion politics

Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Romney: Obama’s economic approach ’immoral’

Quote of the day: “I think it’s not just bad economics, I think it’s immoral for us to pass on those burdens [of high deficits] to our kids.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  08:39 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, barack obama

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Mitt Romney: Mormons, evangelicals share ‘moral convictions’

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The former governor made a pitch to evangelical voters at Liberty University on Saturday.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, mormonism

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Gallup: Very religious voters back Romney

Poll finds that Romney does better than Obama among Protestants.

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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Romney spokeswoman: Voters want ‘shared values’

“In Mitt Romney they have a candidate who believes in faith, patriotism, hard work, and sacrifice.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:42 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, mormonism, lds, mitt romney

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Romney campaign: Only ‘act of God’ can stop nomination

Romney official spoke to reporters about the likelihood of someone other than the former Massachusetts governor getting the GOP’s nomination for president.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, religion politics